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Emergency dental care

  • Service
  • Espoo
  • Public service

Monday to Friday (8-16)

Appointment booking for urgent dental care tel. 09 816 35900 on weekdays at 7-16.

Adults can also book an appointment for urgent dental care online https://espoo.terveytesi.fi/home/#/login

Emergency dental care on weekdays serves in Espoo Hospital and is open on weekdays from 8.00 to 15.00.

Evenings (16-21), weekends (9-21) and public holidays (9-21)

Emergency Services for Oral Diseases on evenings and weekends is intended for patients who need urgent emergency care. In the emergency services outside the office hours of oral health care, we serve the residents of the municipalities of the Helsinki metropolitan area (Espoo, Helsinki, Kauniainen, and Vantaa) as well as the residents of Kirkkonummi, Sipoo, Kerava, and Porvoo on weekday evenings, Saturdays, Sundays, and public holidays.

All patients must call the appointment booking number before arriving to the hospital. The urgency of the patient's need for treatment is assessed over the phone.

The phone number for Emergency Services for Oral Diseases on evenings and weekends is 09 471 71110.

The appointment booking is open

on weekdays 2–9 p.m.

on weekends and public holidays 8 a.m.–9 p.m.

Emergency Services for Oral Diseases on evenings and weekends are arranged at Park Hospital.

Emergency Services at Park Hospital

on Weekday evenings 4–9 p.m.

on Saturdays, Sundays, and public holidays 9 a.m.–9 p.m.

The visiting address is Stenbäckinkatu 11, Helsinki

Nights (21-8)

Please call Medical helpline 116117 before you come to the night-time emergency service so that the urgency of your treatment can be assessed.

Night-time emergency care is only available to patients who need immediate care that cannot, on medical grounds, wait until 8 the next morning.

Always call before going to the clinic.

In case of serious mouth and dental diseases the Töölö hospital’s accident and emergency department serves at Töölönkatu 40, Helsinki.

Do the following

The appointment booking of dental clinics in E... - Inquiries about dental care invoices and charges: hammashoito.asiakaspalvelukeskus@espoo.fi

The appointment booking of dental clinics in Espoo - Inquiries about ongoing orthodontic treatment: hammashoito.oikomishoito@espoo.fi

To whom and on what terms

Please always call before arriving at the emergency service to enable us to assess the urgency of your treatment.

The service is intended for residents of Espoo.

In the evenings, nights and at the weekends the emergency service is intended for residents of the Helsinki metropolitan area and Kirkkonummi.

Background information

The 24-hour oral healthcare emergency services look after urgent oral health problems that cannot wait for the next weekday. You should go to the emergency services if you have an injury to your mouth, jaw or teeth that requires urgent treatment or if you have sudden swelling and cannot close your mouth. You should also turn to the emergency services if you have heavy bleeding after oral or dental surgery.

However, ordinary toothache and problems such as cracked teeth, which can be relieved with painkillers, are treated in the daytime on weekdays.

Urgent oral healthcare is available as 24-hour joint emergency services. The catchment area must organise the services so that unreasonably long distances to 24-hour dental care can be avoided.

Basic information

The service is provided byCity of Espoo
Responsible for the serviceCity of Espoo
Area Espoo
Available languagesFinnish, Swedish, English
Text edited by: City of Espoo
Updated: 27/5/2022